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Tornado Watch 190
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
High Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 190
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   250 PM CDT SUN MAY 22 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHWEST KANSAS
     OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE
     WEST TEXAS INCLUDING THE PANHANDLE

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 250 PM UNTIL
     1000 PM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A FEW TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     WIDESPREAD LARGE HAIL EXPECTED WITH ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL
       EVENTS TO 4 INCHES IN DIAMETER LIKELY
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...ISOLATED SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO FORM THIS
   AFTERNOON ALONG THE DRYLINE AND SPREAD ACROSS THE WATCH AREA.  VERY
   LARGE HAIL IS POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS...ALONG WITH A RISK OF
   DAMAGING WINDS AND A FEW TORNADOES.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 90 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF
   LUBBOCK TEXAS TO 20 MILES WEST NORTHWEST OF GARDEN CITY KANSAS. 
   FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   REMEMBER...A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
   TORNADOES AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
   AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR
   THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS
   AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

   &&

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 4 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 27020.


   ...HART
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